ARTST TLK Ep. 5
Henry Rollins, lead singer of Black Flag, joins Pharrell Williams to talk about everything from personal anger to his musical influences. Rollins tells the story of how he became the lead singer of Black Flag and what has led him to writing and spoken word. He talks about rebelling against close-minded, authoritarian punk crowds and his decision not to use drugs or alcohol. And he explains the rush of holding an crowd’s attention and his respect and love for his audience.
The Authenticity Issue examines the relevance of authenticity in a digital age, looking at the worlds of art, design, music, and style to ascertain what constitutes a ‘real’ experience. We spoke with individuals from all around the world – both those who’ve created something timeless and undeniably authentic, and those who mold and bend our perception of reality and truth. This issue can be pre-ordered HERE
NOWNESS’s special on Chloë Sevigny featuring a fashion home movie and a Q&A between Chloë and Christopher Bollen, editor-at-large for Interview magazine. Part 1 can be viewed Here and Part 2 can be viewed Here
“Shooting in the late 90s during one of Chloë Sevigny’s visits from New York City to London, photographer and filmmaker Michael Cleary enlisted super-stylist Alister Mackie, then a fellow student, to collaborate on Surface, an intimate film starring the future Oscar and Golden Globe nominee. Air-guitaring, playing dress-up and flitting in and out of a fragile waking dream, Sevigny was at the time an emerging ingénue, fresh from having starred in Larry Clark’s Kids, the film that cemented her position as one of the icons of her generation. “A lot was going on in her life at the time; she was getting into films and Hollywood,” says the director, who edited the never-before-seen 16mm film—which now features specially commissioned title art by Brooklyn musician and artist Hisham Bharoocha—into raw, black-and-white vignettes in the basement of Central Saint Martins. “We were just using what we had around,” adds Mackie. “It was the last revolutionary period in fashion where things actually changed.” In this first installment of our two-day celebration of the 90s as seen through Sevigny’s eyes, Interview magazine Editor-at-Large Christopher Bollen muses on his friend, the decade’s most enduring symbol.” READ MORE
Low End Theory
is a weekly experimental hip hop and electronic music club night with resident DJ’s that include Daddy Kev
, The Gaslamp Killer
and MC Nocando
. The club often features performances by up and coming rap, electronic, and jazz artists. Notable performances include Flying Lotus, Erykah Badu, Mix Master Mike, James Blake, ?uestlove, DJ Shadow, Odd Future, and Antwon.
EVERY WEDNESDAY NIGHT IN LOS ANGELES
18+ at Airliner – 22419 N Broadway 90031
FIRST FRIDAYS IN SAN FRANCISCO
21+ at Mighty – 119 Utah St 94103
Altamont Presents: Skateboard High School | Years of Pictures by Patrick O’Dell
Opening reception: April 4, 2013 | 8-11pm
Show runs: April 4-7, 2013
441 North Fairfax Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Street artist Jay Shells has a new project that brings together rap lyrics with the places that inspired them.